Kuwait Ban DSLR Camera In Public - Is This True?

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Kuwait Ban DSLR Camera In Public - Is This True?

Postby moeyhc » Thu Nov 25, 2010 3:08 pm

"According to multiple online sources, it is now illegal for amateur photographers to use their DSLR cameras in public in Kuwait. The curious regulation appears not to concern any other type of camera - so while you can’t use, say, an entry-level Digital Rebel or D3100 on the streets of the emirate; it is perfectly legal to shoot an EOS 1V or a Nikon F6, not to mention any Leica, analog or digital. Compacts and cell phones are also exempt from the ban. (Accredited journalists may carry on using their DSLRs too.)"

Source HERE and HERE.

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Re: Kuwait Ban DSLR Camera In Public - Is This True?

Postby ayamkampung007 » Sun Aug 17, 2014 11:11 am

man.. that is a really scary country. i think it's perhaps a rumour about banning camera gadgets in kuwait
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Re: Kuwait Ban DSLR Camera In Public - Is This True?

Postby silverbeauty » Mon Aug 18, 2014 10:16 am

A case of publishing without verifying the facts ... Not True just a Firedrill :mrgreen:

However, in a retraction published on Saturday the newspaper, stated: ‘On Saturday, November 20 2010 the Kuwait Times published an article titled ‘Multi ministry camera ban frustrates artists’; in which incorrect information was provided. The newspaper regrets failing to verify the information. The article wrongly stated that a ban on DSLR cameras was implemented by the Ministries of Information, Social Affairs and Finance. This information is false.

‘In a follow up investigation it was proved that no such ban has been issued. We regret this error and deeply apologize for any inconvenience caused.’

http://www.amateurphotographer.co.uk/ph ... te-12-20pm

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